installing Doorstop on macOS (for RTEMS use)

Chris Johns chrisj at
Sun Oct 13 09:15:51 UTC 2019

On 12/10/19 8:08 am, Joel Sherrill wrote:
> On Fri, Oct 11, 2019, 3:40 PM Gedare Bloom <gedare at
> <mailto:gedare at>> wrote:
>     On Thu, Oct 10, 2019 at 8:34 AM Andrew Butterfield
>     <Andrew.Butterfield at <mailto:Andrew.Butterfield at>> wrote:
>     >
>     > Dear RTEMS Users,
>     >
>     >  Sebastian Huber asked me to check the availability of Doorstop
>     ( for macOS, and to report my experience
>     on this mailing list.
>     >
>     >  It is planned to use this for RTEMS requirements in the RTEMS
>     qualification project.
>     >
>     I would like to clarify and request confirmation that the use of
>     Doorstop tools will not be required for "casual" RTEMS users.

It is the view I have. I cannot confirm the view of others.

> It will
>     be necessary for RTEMS maintainers and for users who want to be
>     involved in the pre-certification effort. Correct?

Great question. I do not know.

> I have identified some roles for using RTEMS and we may want to discuss those at
> another time.

Lets then leave this aside until we get to discuss them :)

> If this is required when you bootstrap RTEMS, I would consider it something
> required by a casual user given that we expect everyone to do that.

Then I suggest it does not become part of any bootstrap process.


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